On July 30, 1974, Jim Bibby of the Texas Rangers pitches a no-hitter against the World Champion Oakland A’s. Bibby strikes out 13 A’s in forging a 6-0 victory. Jeff Burroughs, who will win the American League’s MVPOn this day, Juy 30, 1973, Jim Bibby, a 28-year-old Vietnam veteran, became the 14th rookie to throw a no-hitter and the first pitcher in franchise history to accomplish the feat. The Rangers right-hander holds the World Champions A’s hitless in a 3-0 Texas victory at the Oakland Coliseum. Award, hits a grand slam to support Bibby.